26 Apr 2009
WEEKLY WINNERS - A Waterloo anniversary
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The retirement home of Waterloo city celebrated its 20th anniversary on saturday. It was a big feast of course in presents of the mayor and other more or less important people. As the painting workshop of my group takes place here we participated in the decoration of the big feast hall where we usually paint.
When I arrived a small orchestra played Jazz
a horse with carriage was waiting to take the residents for a ride
We had decorated the room with our paintings the day before
and demonstrated how to paint
This gentleman is 103 years old and the eldest resident of Waterloo. Here he is flirting with a young woman. He is absolutely amazing !
Our paintings hanging on the wall and the middle of the room is ready for dancing. Above the head of the white haired woman my two paintings are hanging
at 2 pm after a speach of a Mr. Important
Green baloons were released
A clown on stilts entertained the children
Pancakes were made, they are very thin in Belgium and eaten with jam or brown sugar
The dancing group arrived. All residents. They are all over 70
The first lady in the second range is 85 and the mother of a friend !
Some people wanted to pose with a falcon
and there were plenty of games for the little once.
Besides the quite cool weather it has been a very nice celebration !